Friend Not Foe – Developing the Researcher Role in Therapeutic Practice

Conference with Prof Mick Cooper in Cork

Relational counsellors and psychotherapists need to be involved in the development and enhancement of the profession. We need to participate support and develop a research tradition that is respectful of the values of our therapeutic work. We owe it first of all to our clients and then to ourselves to explore and investigate what works in the relational therapies and why? This conference is an opportunity to be part of an ongoing dialogue in the counselling and psychotherapy communities where connections, dialogue discovery debate and mutual learning can take place. Cork Counselling Services presents a 2 day conference, Fri 5th – Sat 6th May 2017, in Marymount University Hospital & Hospice, Cork on this timely topic.

A selection of experienced and new generation counsellors and psychotherapists papers and posters on a wide variety of current research evidence.

Guest speaker: Professor Mick Cooper

Professor Mick Cooper is a pioneer and recognised authority in the field of counselling and psychotherapy and a chartered psychologist. He is author of Essential Research findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy, The Facts are Friendly and other well known texts from relational depth to existential & pluralistic approaches to counselling & psychotherapy. Prof Cooper is a Professor of Counselling Psychology at the University of Roehampton, south London; and a Chartered Counselling Psychologist.

Conference programme highlights

Prof Mick Cooper will present on both days of the conference.

Fri 3.30-5pm: ‘What makes therapy effective: Reviewing findings from the psychotherapy research field’.

Sat 9.30-11.30am: ‘Relational depth: The latest evidence’ followed by a live interview session.

The conference programme is now available on our website. Click here to view the full programme.

The 2 day conference is €150 (includes lunch and refreshments) and you can book here with Eventbrite.
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Summer Solstice Shamanic Workshop

18th June 10am-10pm, Dunderry Park, Trim, Co. Meath
€95 lunch and Dinner included, B&B €35
RSVP – https://www.facebook.com/events/1936242436595861/

A solstice is an astronomical event that occurs twice each year as the Sun reaches its highest or lowest excursion relative to the celestial equator on the celestial sphere. As a result, on the day of the solstice, the Sun appears to have reached its highest or lowest annual altitude in the sky above the horizon at local solar noon. The solstices, together with the equinoxes, are connected with the seasons. In many cultures the solstices mark either the beginning or the midpoint of winter and summer.

At this day long workshop we will be participating in a ;

Sacred Sites Druidic ceremony on the hill of Tara and the fairy tree ritual.
Fire Ceremony; a ritual to burn off the old patterns to make room for the new.
Stalking awareness in Nature to connect with our power place and tune into natural intelligence
Spirit Boat, to the realms of the sidhe, fairy folk to gain wisdom and healing from the shining ones.
Shamanic Journeying to meet our animals and spirit guides to get help and healing with what ails us.
Trance Dance to the beat of tribal sounds to help connect to our deeper selves through our bodies

Facilitated by Martin Duffy, Shamanic Counsellor and Teacher
To book email info@nullshamanismireland.com or call 046 90 74455

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Understanding and managing dual diagnosis through music as a therapy

Endorsed by the HSE

Part of Mountjoy Prison Drug Treatment Programme

An experiential One Day Workshop using the creative arts to provide participants with a deeper understanding of the epidemiology of drug and alcohol misuse and dual diagnosis – coexisting mental health illness. Participants will also learn how to apply music in a therapeutic setting to release repressed emotions and manage anxiety disorder and depression.

CONTENT: Participants will journey through evidence-based music therapy to contextualise the music and lives of popular music artists who have been affected by substance addiction and mental illness. The medium of popular music also offers participants a lens into the negative influences and impacts of substance misuse on youth culture today

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
• The influence of music and other media on the psychosocial development of young people,
• A visceral understanding of the root causes that drive dual diagnosis,
• Learn how to apply music as a therapeutic tool to unlock repressed emotions and manage mental disorders,
• Develop preventative strategies to dual diagnosis and build resilience through natural highs,
• Break down the stigma surrounding dual diagnosis.

ELIGIBILITY: This workshop is recommended for psychologists and counsellors, psychotherapists, social workers, social care workers, teachers, guidance counsellors, youth workers and others working with substance misuse.

ABOUT: Roger Mehta has been a musician, radio presenter and DJ for over 30 years. His childhood was deeply affected by dual diagnosis; he came through the addiction process himself in 1998. Now a professional addiction support advocate, Roger has worked in the community since 2000 supporting individuals and families affected by substance misuse. He founded The Harmony Program in 2009 and has been delivering the therapeutic workshops to Mountjoy Prison, residential treatment centres, youth organisations and secondary schools around Ireland.

DATE: SAT 3rd June & SAT 8th July 2017
VENUE: The Dancing Soul, Block C,
Monksland, Daneswell Business Park,
Co. Roscommon

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‘Your Precious Life – How to Live it Well’ with Shane Martin

Date: Friday May 5th – 9.00am – 11.00am (Registration from 8:30am)
Venue: Wynn’s Hotel, Dublin 1
Cost: €25 for EAPA Members / €45 for Non-Members

Please find the flyer for this event HERE

This is a seminar on the science of wellbeing and happiness. Over many decades, science has been made a wonderful contribution in helping us understand negative emotion. the emphasis on deficits, disorders and disease has allowed for effective interventions to be developed in order to help and support people who are unwell or unhappy.
But why wait until we are unwell to learn about becoming healthier? Why wait until we are unhappy to explore happiness? In recent years psychologists have started to examine positive emotion. This research has focused on what makes people happier, what gives them more meaning and purpose in life and what measures they can take to lead to overall greater health.

This seminar will outline ten simple, practical and more importantly evidence-based strategies linked to a better quality of life. The hope is that it will uplift and inspire change in the lives of those who attend but even more importantly inspire participants to incorporate it into their homes, workplaces and communities.

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Friend Not Foe – Developing the Researcher Role in Therapeutic Practice

Nowadays, more than ever, counsellors and psychotherapists need to demonstrate the efficacy of their work. Cork Counselling Services presents a 2 day conference, Fri 5th – Sat 6th May 2017, in Marymount University Hospital & Hospice, Cork on this timely topic.

A selection of experienced and new generation counsellors and psychotherapists papers and posters on a wide variety of current research evidence.

Guest speaker: Professor Mick Cooper

Professor Mick Cooper is a pioneer and recognised authority in the field of counselling and psychotherapy and a chartered psychologist. He is author of Essential Research findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy, The Facts are Friendly and other well known texts from relational depth to existential & pluralistic approaches to counselling & psychotherapy. Prof Cooper is a Professor of Counselling Psychology at the University of Roehampton, south London; and a Chartered Counselling Psychologist.

Conference programme highlights

Prof Mick Cooper will present on both days of the conference.

Fri 3.30-5pm: ‘What makes therapy effective: Reviewing findings from the psychotherapy research field’.

Sat 9.30-11.30am: ‘Relational depth: The latest evidence’ followed by a live interview session.

The conference programme is now available on our website. Click here to view the full programme.

The 2 day conference is €150 (includes lunch and refreshments) and you can book here with Eventbrite.
A student rate is available for the conference. For a booking code please email the address below. For further information please go to www.corkcounsellingservices.ie/conference or contact conference@nullcorkcounsellingservices.ie

We would love to see you there!

If you do not wish to receive any further emails from Cork Counselling Services please email conference@nullcorkcounsellingservices.ie and type ‘Unsubscribe’ in the subject.

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Therapeutic Intervention with Adolescents

3-day Introductory Training Workshop in working therapeutically with adolescents from a Gestalt perspective.

Facilitator: Bronagh Starrs
Location: Dublin
Dates: 5th – 7th May 2017
Fee: €340
CPD Hours: 20 hours

This training programme introduces topics such as:
– A Theoretical Framework for Adolescent Development
– Relational Assessment
– Development of the Therapeutic Alliance with the Adolescent &
his/her Parents
– Self-Symbolism & Creativity: Gaining Access to the Adolescent’s
Phenomenological Experience
– The Impact of Shame on the Adolescent Journey
The training workshop will focus on developing a richer understanding of adolescent process, and in particular, participants will develop a deeper appreciation of the essential developmental impulse underlying even the most self-destructive and inappropriate behaviours exhibited by young people – which understandably cause concern and create complex dilemmas for helping professionals.
Clinical Application will broadly explore:
– Anxiety, Depression, Self-Harm, Suicide
– Separation & Complex Family Con gurations
– Working with Traumatised Adolescents
– Adolescent Sexuality & Sexual Identity
– The Adolescent’s Relationship to the Body & Food

For full booking details, please visit our website www.blackfortinstitute.ie or email Bronagh bronaghstarrs@nullgmail.com

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IICP Education and Training Summer Series of 1-day Workshops

Summer Series of 1-day Workshops

SPECIAL OFFER 3 for 2

6 CPD hours for each workshop

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy , Saturday 10th June : ACT is a mindfulness-based approach, which helps us to live more at the present moment
  • Dealing with Harmful Sexual Behaviours in a Family Context, Saturday 8th July : Gain an understanding of the complexities for a family where there has been a disclosure of sexually harmful behaviour
  • Caring for the Carer, Saturday 15th July: Exploring the risks in helping others, and how helpers can move from personal risk to resilience by using core dimensions of self care.
  • Mindfulness in Supervision, Saturday 22nd July : 1 day workshop exploring the use of mindfulness in supervision
  • Revisiting Counselling Skills, Saturday 29th July : 1 day workshop providing an opportunity to revisit and further develop the core counselling skills.
  • Dealing with Clients in the Wake of Suicide, Saturday 1st July:
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy – Introduction day, Saturday 19th August: 1 day workshop providing an introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy.
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy – Advanced day, Sunday 20th August: Deepen your understanding of and to practice the skills and methods of the SFBT approach.
  • Social Media Impact on Minors, Saturday 12th
  • Psychoanalysis in Practice, Saturday 26th August : This workshop aims to offer participants ways of incorporating psychoanalytic thinking into clinical practice

SPECIAL OFFER – AVAIL OF THIRD FREE COURSE WHEN YOU PAY FOR TWO.

For further information Contact the IICP office on 01-4664205 or visit IICP.ie

Killinarden Enterprise Park, Killinarden, Dublin 24.

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TENI WORKSHOP (Transgender Equality Network Ireland)

TENI WORKSHOP

(Transgender Equality Network Ireland)

with Vanessa Lacey

This workshop will explore a broad view of transgender issues including a brief history, complexity of identities and experiences of trans peop le and their families. There will be a mix of presentation delivery , reflexivity and plenty opportunity for interaction through small group work and larger discussion which will include some personal experiences of the presenter. Vanessa’s background is Psychology based which facilitates a unique training approach , integrating personal experience, empirically based research and psychological insight. The afternoon will specifically focus on family based interventions which is an essential element of our work with TENI and an introduction to the theory of Ambiguous Loss as a framework for addressing gender transition in families.

Friday 21st April 2017

10.00a.m – 4.00.p.m

Registration: 9.30a.m

Wynn’s Hotel,

Lower Abbey Street,

Dublin 1

Click on link below for further details:

TENI Workshop 21st April 2017

Places limited – please book early

5 CPD points apply

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The High Art Of Helping: Constellation Work With Horses

THE HIGH ART OF HELPING

AN EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOP ASSISTED BY HORSE PRESENCE AND WISDOM: CONSTELLATION WORK WITH HORSES

Context and registration form

People often feel drawn to work with others and to help them. This pull can come from a deep love and loyalty that stems from within our own family system, our own herd. To work cleanly with others it is important to be able to differentiate ‘what belongs to whom’ and what it is that has drawn us into our chosen profession. What it is our hearts are longing for.

The ground-breaking work of Bert Hellinger, coming from his training in psychoanalysis to his systemic family therapy, allows us to see ourselves through a lens which brings to light our connections, loyalties and bonds, conscious and unconscious, across the generations. The methodology he developed is called ‘the constellation’ where other people represent family members, organizational issues or internal parts of ourselves. We use this lens and methodology together with the added help of horses. We include horse presence and wisdom as representatives in the family field. Clearing our own ‘field’ allows us to work with clarity, awareness and compassion.

When we understand that in order to “give” in a healthy way we must first be able to “receive”. Then we no longer project our entanglements and what is out of our awareness on to our co-workers and clients. So the workshop serves as a protection for the people we work with and also for ourselves.

When we can experience being separate and connected, then we ourselves, and those we work with, become freer to move and heal in a healthy way. Helping at this level is ‘a high art’.

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Certificate in Counselling (Marriage and Relationship)

The Certificate in Counselling is validated by St. Patricks College Maynooth and is aligned to Level 8 20 ECTS on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ)

COMMENCING September 2017

ACCORD Catholic Marriage Care Service is the largest provider of counselling services to individuals and couples in marriage and relationships, on the island of Ireland

ACCORD has in excess of 50 years experience working with couples and individuals, and provided more than 30,954 sessions of marriage and relationship counselling to 7,492 people in 2016

Closing date for receipt of applications is: May 15th 2017

COURSE DATES: September 30th and October 1st, November 4th and 5th , December 9th and 10th, January 27th and 28th, February 24th and 25th , April 14th and 15th , May 12th and 13th.

This part-time training course takes place over 7x 2-day weekends – Saturday and Sunday from 9.30am -5.30pm in Maynooth Co. Kildare.

This course is designed for those with a qualification in counselling/psychotherapy of Diploma or Degree level, who have completed a minimum of 200 hours supervised client work and have a current supervised caseload. It is also desirable that all applicants have substantial knowledge and experience of the Person Centred Approach

COURSE CONTENT

Training will include:

  • Theory and Practice of Person Centred Counselling.
  • Theories and Practice of Couple Counselling.
  • Couple Counselling Skills Development and Practice.
  • Working Safely and Ethically with Domestic Abuse.
  • Self-Awareness; Personal/Professional.
  • Safe and Ethical Practice.
  • ACCORD’s Code of Ethics and Practice.
  • Models of Supervision.
  • ACCORD’s Policies and Procedures

FEES: Course and supervision fees will be paid by ACCORD. Successful applicants will be required to complete 100 hours counselling with ACCORD clients during training and thereafter will be required to complete an agreed number of counselling sessions on a voluntary basis while working with ACCORD

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